Single-Mode Microwave Synthesis in Organic Materials Chemistry


  • We acknowledge support by the STC Program of the National Science Foundation under Agreement Number DMR-0120967.


Some applications of microwave synthesis in organic materials chemistry are highlighted in this contribution, including applications to Knoevanagel reactions used in the synthesis of donor-π-acceptor NLO chromophores, and to Ni0-mediated coupling reactions in the synthesis of poly(fluorene)s.